This Easy Chocolate Pie Dip is so fast and so simple to make, and it’s full of all the flavors we love in classic chocolate pie. It’s a decadent dessert that will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time.
Chocolate pie is a classic dessert for family dinners and holiday gatherings. It’s a time-honored treat that everyone always flocks to first, and there’s a good reason for that. It’s delicious! We took the classic flavor of chocolate pie and turned it into a dip that you can serve up for a new twist on dessert, at parties and potlucks, or at your next holiday get-together.
Chocolate Pie Dip
Over the years, we’ve made our fair share of chocolate pie. It’s simple and delicious, so it’s always been a staple treat in our recipe arsenal. Of course, after a while, favorite recipes become stale recipes, and you start to wonder what you can do to change things up. In our case, we decided to turn chocolate pie into a dip!
This chocolate pie dip features all the flavors we love in our chocolate pie. You’ll find chocolate pudding, of course, along with graham crakers and whipped topping. We also added some mini chocolate chips for good measure! What you end up with is a delicious dessert dip that’s perfect for dipping with graham crackers, Nilla wafers, cookies, and even pretzels for a sweet and salty combo.
Chocolate Pie Dip Ingredients
It takes less than a handful of ingredients to make this delicious dip. You’ll likely have some – if not all – of them in your kitchen right now. Anything you don’t have is easily found at your local grocery store.
- Instant chocolate pudding
- Whipped topping
- Mini chocolate chips
- Graham cracker crumbs
**See the recipe card at the end of the post for quantities.
Chocolate Pie Dip Instructions
It doesn’t get much easier than this recipe. About 10 minutes of prep and an hour of chilling is all it takes to make it!
Step 1: Make the Pudding
Whisk the chocolate pudding mix and milk together until smooth. Then, let the pudding rest until thickened.
Step 2: Add a Layer of Pudding
Spoon half of the chocolate pudding into the bottom of a serving bowl.
Step 3: Add the Whipped Topping
Stir whipped topping into the remaining pudding thoroughly. Then, spoon the mixture over the top of the pudding in the serving bowl.
Step 4: Chill
Place the bowl in the refrigerator and chill for at least an hour.
Step 5: Top and Serve
When ready to serve, spread a layer of whipped topping over the dip and sprinkle it with graham cracker crumbs and mini chocolate chips.
Hint: The longer you chill this dip the better. It’s best served nice and cold and thoroughly set.
It takes next to no equipment to make this easy chocolate pie dip!
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Mixing bowl
- Serving bowl
This dip will keep well in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for up to a week.
Chocolate Pie Dip Tips
This recipe is so easy, there isn’t much in the way of tips for it. I only have a couple. That being said, they can make a big difference in your final product, so be sure to give them a read.
Give the Pudding Time to Set: It’s important to let your pudding thicken before mixing and layering it.
Plenty of Chill Time: The minimum time to chill this dip is an hour, but longer is better. This is so good when it’s nice and cold and thoroughly set.
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Chocolate Pie Dip FAQ
If you have questions about this chocolate pie dip, then read on. The following FAQ answers the most commonly asked questions about this recipe.
How long is pudding dip good?
It will last for about a week in the refrigerator.
Can you freeze pudding?
Some puddings like tapioca, gelatin, and rice pudding can be frozen. You can’t freeze instant puddings like this, however.
Why is my pudding lumpy?
Lumpy pudding is usually the result of improper mixing.
What can I serve with chocolate pie dip?
You can dip any sweet or salty treats you like in it. It’s great with graham crackers, Nilla wafers, cookies of all kinds, pretzels, and even chips!
Try This Easy Chocolate Pie Dip
We love this chocolate pie dip, and we think you will, too. It’s so easy to make and so full of classic chocolate pie flavor. No matter where or why we serve it, it’s always a hit. Give it a try, and we think you’ll love it as much as we do.
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Easy Chocolate Pie Dip is a quick and easy dessert dip that has all the flavors of our favorite classic pie. It's so simple and so good!
- 1 3.9 ounce package instant chocolate pudding
- 2 cups milk
- 1 cup whipped topping plus more for topping
- 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips
- 1 tablespoon graham cracker crumbs
- Graham crackers or cookies for dipping
Whisk together the chocolate pudding and milk until smooth and well combined. Allow the pudding to rest until thickened.
Spoon half the pudding into the bottom of the serving bowl.
Add the whipped topping to the remaining pudding and stir to mix. Spoon the remaining pudding mixture over the top of the pudding in the serving bowl.
Place the bowl in the refrigerator to chill for at least one hour.
When ready to serve, spread a layer of whipped topping over the top of the dip. Sprinkle it with mini chocolate chips and graham cracker crumbs.
Serve with graham crackers or cookies for dipping.